Satellite Communication Equipment

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Radiation Tolerant 36 V In-Amps integrate differential ADC driver.

July 13, 2016

Wafer-by-wafer guaranteed to 75 krad (Si) with low dose rate exposure of 10 mrad/sec, ISL70617SEH differential input, rail-to-rail output instrumentation amplifier (in-amp) serves communication satellite applications. Silicon on insulator process provides SEL and SEB robustness of 60 MeV in heavy ion environments, while <10 µsec SET performance eliminates need for extra filtering. ISL70517SEH offers similar features but implements differential input and rail-to-rail single-ended output. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Wideband Driver Amplifier features 26-35 GHz frequency range.

July 5, 2016

Operating from single 5 V supply and drawing just 90 mA typical, Model CMD243 offers 15.5 dB of gain with output P1dB compression point of +21 dBm. Balanced design provides good VSWR matching, along with optimized stability and gain flatness. Self-biasing GaAs MMIC amplifier is a 50 Ω matched design, which eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Applications include military, space, and communications systems where small size and high linearity are necessary. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Powerful SSL-built Satellite for Intelsat Begins post-launch Maneuvers According to Plan

June 15, 2016

PALO ALTO, CA - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that a high-power satellite designed and built for Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world's first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, was launched yesterday and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite, Intelsat... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Geodetic Antennas leverage VeraPhase technology.

June 6, 2016

To minimize de-sensing from such high-level, out-of-band signals as 700 MHz LTE and other cellular band signals, VeraPhase® VP6300 and VP6200 feature linear LNA with pre-filtering. Triple-band VP6300 receives of GPS L1/L2/L5, GLONASS G1/G2/G3, BeiDou B1/B2, and Galileo E1/E5a+b (1,165–1,254 MHz + 1,560–1,610 MHz), while dual-band VP6200 receives GPS L1/L2, GLONASS G1/G2, BeiDou B1/B2, Galileo E1, and L-Band correction services (1,195–1,254 MHz + 1,525–1,610 MHz). Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Multi-Constellation GNSS RTK Receiver offers in-field versatility.

May 23, 2016

Able to function as rover or base station to meet professional surveyors' needs, 544-channel Altus APS3G is built on AsteRx4 engine and tracks all-in-view GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, IRNSS, SBAS, Galileo and QZSS, including E6/L6, and all other signals available in medium term. AIM technology, with 3 notch filters for in-band jamming and chirp jammer resistance, promotes accuracy and resilience in all conditions, and 2 hot-swappable batteries provide up to 14 hr of operation without recharging. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

GNSS Antennas offer optimized cross polarization rejection.

May 2, 2016

Employing Tallysman’s Accutenna® technology, pole mount or through-hole mount Model TW3970 and embeddable Model TW3965 are capable of receiving GPS L1/L2/L5, GLONASS G1/G2/G5, BeiDou B1/B2, Galileo E1/E5a+b plus L-band correction services (1,164–1,254 MHz + 1,525–1,606 MHz). Both triple band antennas have tight Phase Center Variation and optimized Axial Ratio. Products are suited for precision agriculture, autonomous vehicles, and other applications where precision is important. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products

Continuously Operating Reference Station targets state DOTs.

April 14, 2016

Powered by AsteRx4 multi-frequency engine, PolaRx5 CORS offers 544 hardware channels and supports all major satellite signals including GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou, as well as regional satellite systems such as QZSS and IRNSS. AIM+ technology enables PolaRx5 to filter out intentional/unintentional sources of radio interference from narrowband signals over high-powered pulsed signals to chirp jammers and Iridium transmitters. Web, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth interfaces offer visibility and control. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Disk Puck Vehicle Antennas improve asset tracking reliability.

March 30, 2016

With stable coverage pattern that minimizes holes in coverage, 3-port VLT69273, 4-port VLQ69273, and 5-port VHP69273 provide connectivity required to accurately monitor real-time data, including position, speed, destination, engine temperature, and cargo information (temperature, orientation). These IP67-rated, multiport and multiband antennas deliver coverage across 3G/ 4G LTE, Wi-Fi®, and GPS bands (in various port configurations/combinations) while above ground. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Satellite Networking System supports extended applications.

March 9, 2016

With System 6.0 software, JUPITER™ high-throughput satellite networking solution provides enterprise features that expand addressable market opportunities, such as optimized routing, satellite backhaul for 3G/4G LTE cellular networks, and dynamic satellite backup for terrestrial services. Virtual Network Operator capabilities maximize HTS capacity, while mobility features enable integration with transportable antenna terminals for services such as satellite news gathering and mobile banking. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Robotics

Satellite Remotes deliver embedded computing capabilities.

March 4, 2016

With addition of embedded computing functionality, EC Series Remotes consolidate solutions that would typically require use of multi-box configuration into 1U rack-mounted form factor. Model X7-EC combines two DVB-S2 demodulators, multicast capabilities, and advanced mobility features, enabling services ranging from enterprise connectivity to cellular backhaul. Partners can license supported applications that enhance capabilities of remote, delivering specialized services to meet market needs. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

GNSS Reference Station Receivers offer low power draw.

February 9, 2016

PolaRx5 incorporates multi-frequency GNSS engine that supports all major satellite signals, including GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou, as well as regional QZSS and IRNSS satellite systems. Lowering power requirements, this multi-frequency reference receiver can operate on <2 W when receiving GPS and GLONASS satellite signals.
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Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ceramic Antenna supports GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, and Galileo.

January 22, 2016

Measuring 3.2 x 10 x 2 mm, Monarch Series W3010 Multi-Mode GNSS Antenna supports frequency bandwidth from 1,560–1,610 MHz. Lead-free, RoHS-compliant unit delivers 75% typical efficiency and VSWR of less than 1.6:1. Two symmetrical soldering pads act as either feed or ground contacts. Antenna is suitable for portable personal navigation devices, asset tracking equipment, mobile hot spots, mobile POS terminals, vehicle data recorders, telematics equipment, and IoT devices. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Balanced LNA delivers high gain and low-noise.

November 12, 2015

Suited for EW and communication systems with space constraints and low power consumption requirements, 9–18 GHz CMD223 has 50 Ω matched design that eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Full passivation promotes reliability and provides moisture protection. At 13.5 GHz, this balanced low-noise amplifier (LNA) delivers >22 dB of gain with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +13.5 dBm and noise figure of 1.5 dB. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Zero-Drift Instrumentation Amplifier enables precise measurement.

October 26, 2015

Available in 4.9 x 3.91 mm SOIC package, INA188 enables accurate DC and low-frequency measurements over full extended industrial temperature range. Zero-drift architecture, providing long-term temperature stability, enables offset voltage of 25 µV and offset-voltage drift of 80 nV/°C. Capable of operating at up to 36 V, amplifier generates 250 nV(PP) noise from 0.1–10 Hz without any 1/f corner frequency between broadband and near-DC.
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Communication Systems & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies Demonstrates Test and Measurement Solutions at AUTOTESTCON 2015

October 23, 2015

What: IEEE AUTOTESTCON is the world’s premier conference that brings together the military and aerospace automatic test industry, government and military acquirers, and users to share new technologies, discuss innovative applications, and experience the latest products and services. The show is sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). The theme for 2015 is... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

GNSS Receiver supports data collection with mobile devices.

September 23, 2015

When paired with mobile device using Bluetooth® or USB connectivity, R2 GNSS Receiver adds GNSS capabilities to enable high-accuracy data collection in surveying applications. Multi-constellation receiver achieves sub-meter to centimeter positioning and supports GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, and QZSS satellite signals as well as Satellite Based Augmentation Systems. With 1-button operation and field swappable battery, receiver can be pole or vehicle mounted or carried on backpack. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Hughes to Showcase JUPITER(TM) High-Throughput Satellite System at VSAT 2015 Global Industry Conference

September 16, 2015

Top Executives to Speak on HTS, Emerging Satellite Applications LONDON,  - Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) Chief Technology Officer Adrian Morris and Senior Vice President Bob Kepley will offer their perspectives on the global explosion of satellite communications in keynote addresses on September 16, the opening day of the 17(th) annual VSAT 2015 satellite conference at the Royal... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

LTE Access Points offer secure connection and network scalability.

September 11, 2015

Designed for enterprise and industry vertical IoT solutions, EZ LTE Off-the-Shelf smart eNodeB indoor/outdoor access points provide broadband carrier grade connectivity for private networks. Solution offers network scalability and connects securely to any private IP network behind Enterprise firewall or Private/Public/Hybrid Clouds. Delivering LTE QoS and security, solution is powered by Lemko 5G networking software featuring virtualized, distributed EPC and IMS managed on cloud. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Counting Down: U.S. Navy, Lockheed Martin Ready to Launch MUOS-4 Secure Communications Satellite August 31

September 3, 2015

Satellite Will Complete Near-Global Coverage for U.S. Navy's New Military Smart Phone-Like Network CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. –The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) are ready to launch the fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) secure communications satellite, MUOS-4, here on Monday, August 31, aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. The launch window is... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Buttoned Up: Lockheed Martin-Built MUOS-4 Secure Communications Satellite Encapsulated for August 31 Launch

August 19, 2015

MUOS-4 Will Complete Near-Global Coverage for U.S. Navy's New Military Smart Phone-Like Network CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. - The fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for the U.S. Navy was encapsulated in its protective launch vehicle fairing August 10. It is scheduled to launch August 31 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas... Read More